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Pay as you go with Azure – plus get free services

Create an Azure account and purchase cloud services at pay-as-you-go pricing.

  • Get free amounts of 25+ services each month.
  • Only pay for what you use beyond free amounts.
  • No up-front commitment. Cancel at any time.

Take advantage of these always-free products

These products are always free to all Azure customers, up to the specified amounts.

DATABASES

Azure Cosmos DB

1,000 request units per-second provisioned throughput with 25 GB storage

Build modern apps at any scale using a fast NoSQL database with open APIs.

COMPUTE

Azure App Service

10 web, mobile or API apps with 1 GB storage

Quickly create powerful apps for any platform or device using your choice of tools, including Node.js and PHP.

COMPUTE

Azure functions

1 million requests

Process events with a serverless code architecture.

INTEGRATION

Azure Event Grid

100,000 operations per month

Get reliable event delivery at massive scale.

COMPUTE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Free

Deploy and manage containers using the tools you choose.

AI + MACHINE LEARNING

Azure Bot Service

10,000 premium channel messages and unlimited standard channel messages

Develop intelligent, enterprise-grade bots that scale on demand.

INTEGRATION

Logic Apps New

4,000 built-in actions with the Consumption plan

Build automated integration solutions across clouds and on-premises systems.

DEVELOPER TOOLS

DevTest Labs

Free

Enable fast, easy and lean dev-test environments.

Save up to 80 per cent on pay-as-you-go pricing with these discounts

Azure Reserved VM Instances

Save up to 72 per cent compared to pay-as-you-go pricing with one-year or three-year terms on Linux or Windows virtual machines.

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Azure Hybrid Benefit

Use your on-premises Windows Server or SQL Server licences with Software Assurance to save up to 80 per cent* compared to pay-as-you-go pricing when you combine with cost savings from Azure Reserved Virtual Machine (VM) Instances.

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Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates on Azure for ongoing development and testing, for services including Azure Virtual Machines, HDInsight and App Service.

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*Savings based on D4_v2 three-year RI in West US 2 Region and Software Assurance cost (Level A) for Windows Server Standard edition (four 2-core licences). Actual savings may vary depending on region, instance type, usage or customer-specific Windows Server licence cost. Prices as of November 2017.

Other ways to pay for Azure

Explore more options for purchasing Azure, including through your Microsoft representative or as part of a managed service from a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider. Choose the best option for your organisation.